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Gooch & Housego PLC

23 February 2022

 
 For immediate release   23 February 2022 
 

Gooch & Housego PLC

("G&H" or the "Company")

Result of AGM

Gooch & Housego PLC (AIM: GHH), the specialist manufacturer of photonic components & systems, held its Annual General Meeting earlier today.

For information, the proxy votes received in respect of the resolutions proposed at the AGM were as follows:

 
 No.    Resolution                             No. of Proxy Votes 
                                                      FOR     AGAINST   WITHHELD* 
                                              -----------  ----------  ---------- 
        To receive the Annual 
         Report and Financial Statements 
         for the financial year 
         ended 30 September 2021 
         together with the Directors' 
         Report and Auditors' Report 
  1.     thereon                               16,391,375          37       1,317 
       -------------------------------------  -----------  ----------  ---------- 
        To receive and approve 
         the Remuneration Committee 
         Report set out on pages 
         65 to 72 (excluding pages 
         67 and 68) of the Annual 
         Report and Financial Statements 
         for the financial year 
  2.     ended 30 September 2021               16,195,799     193,981       2,949 
       -------------------------------------  -----------  ----------  ---------- 
        To declare a final dividend, 
         as recommended by the 
         Directors, of 7.7 pence 
         per ordinary share for 
         the financial year ended 
  3      30 September 2021                     16,391,575          37       1,117 
       -------------------------------------  -----------  ----------  ---------- 
        To re-elect Gary Bullard 
  4.     as a Director                         14,372,738   2,015,874       4,117 
       -------------------------------------  -----------  ----------  ---------- 
        To re-elect Mark Webster 
  5.     as a Director                         14,354,523   2,034,089       4,117 
       -------------------------------------  -----------  ----------  ---------- 
        To re-elect Chris Jewell 
  6.     as a Director                         16,388,575          37       4,117 
       -------------------------------------  -----------  ----------  ---------- 
        To re-elect Brian Phillipson 
  7.     as a Director                         14,817,177         287   1,575,265 
       -------------------------------------  -----------  ----------  ---------- 
        To re-elect Louise Evans 
  8.     as a Director                         14,817,127          37   1,575,565 
       -------------------------------------  -----------  ----------  ---------- 
        To elect Jim Haynes as 
  9.     a Director                            14,817,127          37   1,575,565 
       -------------------------------------  -----------  ----------  ---------- 
        To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers 
         LLP as Auditors to the 
 10.     Company                               16,387,767         991       3,971 
       -------------------------------------  -----------  ----------  ---------- 
        To authorise the Directors 
         to fix the Remuneration 
         of the Auditors of the 
 11.     Company                               16,389,773         747       2,209 
       -------------------------------------  -----------  ----------  ---------- 
        To authorise the Directors' 
         to allot shares pursuant 
         to section 551 of the 
 12.     Companies Act 2006                    16,388,389       2,131       2,209 
       -------------------------------------  -----------  ----------  ---------- 
        Special resolution to 
         authorise the Directors' 
         to allot shares pursuant 
  13     to section 570 of the 
  (a)    Companies Act 2006                    16,387,744       2,776       2,209 
       -------------------------------------  -----------  ----------  ---------- 
        Special Resolution to 
  13     partially disapply statutory 
  (b)    rights of pre-emption                 16,387,744       2,776       2,209 
       -------------------------------------  -----------  ----------  ---------- 
        Special Resolution to 
         authorise the Company 
         to purchase its own shares 
         pursuant to section 701 
  14     of the Companies Act 2006             13,403,827         989   2,987,913 
       -------------------------------------  -----------  ----------  ---------- 
 

* A "vote withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the percentages of votes cast for and against a resolution.

 
 For further information 
  contact: 
                                Gooch & Housego 
 Mark Webster / Chris Jewell     PLC                  01460 256440 
 Mark Court / Sophie Wills      Buchanan             020 7466 5000 
 Christopher Baird / David 
  Anderson                      Investec Bank plc    020 7597 5970 
 

Notes to editors

1. Gooch & Housego is a photonics technology business headquartered in Ilminster, Somerset, UK with operations in the USA and Europe. A world leader in its field, the company researches, designs, engineers and manufactures advanced photonic systems, components and instrumentation for applications in the Aerospace & Defence, Industrial, Life Sciences and Scientific Research sectors. World leading design, development and manufacturing expertise is offered across a broad range of complementary technologies.

2. All financial information included in this announcement is sourced from unaudited management accounts and excludes any specific items. This announcement contains certain forward-looking statements that are based on management's current expectations or beliefs as well as assumptions about future events. These are subject to risk factors associated with, amongst other things, the economic and business circumstances occurring from time to time in the countries and sectors in which G&H operates. It is believed that the expectations reflected in these statements are reasonable but they may be affected by a wide range of variables which could cause actual results, and G&H's plans and objectives, to differ materially from those currently anticipated or implied in the forward-looking statements. Investors should not place undue reliance on any such statements. Nothing in this announcement should be construed as a profit forecast.

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